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Meaning of ABBREVIATURE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab*bre"vi*a*ture\, n.
1. An abbreviation; an abbreviated state or form. [Obs.]

2. An abridgment; a compendium or abstract.

         This is an excellent abbreviature of the whole duty
         of a Christian.                       --Jer. Taylor.

 

 

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